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July 26, 2018 11:14 AM Japan, home of the high-tech loo, hopes basic toilet can save lives

TOKYO: Japan may be famous for high-tech toilets, but one local firm is hoping a much more basic model can help solve deadly sanitation problems in developing countries. More than two billion people around the world do not have access to basic sanitation facilities, and children are especially susceptible to diseases that can spread without hygienic 21

July 25, 2018 3:51 PM Thailand approves electric vehicle investment plans of Nissan, Honda

BANGKOK: Thai authorities said today they have approved investment plans worth 29.63 billion baht (RM3.8 billion), including projects by two Japanese automakers to produce hybrid electric vehicles and batteries. Nissan Motor (Thailand), a unit of Nissan Motor Co will invest 10.96 billion baht in one venture while Honda Automobile (Thailand), a subsidiary 13

July 11, 2018 2:47 AM Departing Apple engineer stole autonomous car tech: FBI

SAN FRANCISCO: An ex-Apple engineer on Monday was charged with stealing secrets from a hush-hush self-driving car technology project days before he quit to go to a Chinese startup. Xiaolang Zhang was in custody for stealing trade secrets from the Apple project, according to a copy of the criminal complaint posted online. The charge is punishable by 10 years 14

July 8, 2018 12:49 PM Temasek set to book record S$300m portfolio

SINGAPORE: Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings Pte Ltd is likely to book a record S$300 billion (RM892.3 billion) for the value of its portfolio, powered by gains in DBS Group Ltd and Chinese banks, while it steps up investment in tech startups. At the same time, Temasek is swooping in on opportunistic purchases with its stake buy in Swiss-based 9

July 6, 2018 8:49 AM MTDC preparing undergrads for Industry 4.0

BANGI: How does a new graduate adjust to technology rapidly changing the way we do things, jobs experiencing major transformations and the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0) which calls for new abilities? In a step towards helping them overcome these challenges, the Malaysian Technology Development Corporation (MTDC) and Ministry of Education 16

June 26, 2018 5:57 AM Australia buys high-tech drones to monitor South China Sea, Pacific

SYDNEY: Australia will invest Aus$7 billion (RM20.9 billion) to develop and buy high-tech US drones for joint military operations and to monitor waters including the South China Sea, it said Tuesday. Canberra has been embarking on its largest peacetime naval investment through a massive shipbuilding strategy that includes new submarines, offshore patrol 18

June 6, 2018 11:42 AM Astro: Data breach only involves Astro IPTV customers

PETALING JAYA: MEASAT Broadcast Network Systems, the operator of satellite TV service Astro, has assured its customers that the purported data breach involving its subscribers is limited only to Astro IPTV customers provisioned by Maxis. "The management of Astro Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) customers is a joint responsibility between Astro and its telco 12

June 4, 2018 1:55 PM Donations keep pouring in to help reduce nation’s debt

PETALING JAYA: Tabung Harapan Malaysia has amassed over RM31 million in donations from the public in just five days since it was set up. The amount was inclusive of donations from companies Ewein Bhd, Magni-Tech Bhd and tycoon Tan Kok Liang, who each donated RM1 million on Sunday. The fund was set up by the Pakatan Harapan government on May 30 to accept 6

April 20, 2018 2:37 PM Warner Bros theme park in Abu Dhabi gets opening date

The hotly anticipated Warner Bros theme park in Abu Dhabi will open its doors July 25. — Handout via AFPABU DHABI, April 20 — It’s official: The hotly anticipated Warner Bros theme park in Abu Dhabi will open its doors July 25. Some of the world’s most beloved superheroes, cartoon characters and comic book villains will be brought to life at Warner Bros World 31

April 19, 2018 1:12 AM Amazon quietly releases a ‘lite’ mobile browser for Android

SAN FRANCISCO, April 19 — Consumer tech website TechCrunch reports that Amazon has discreetly launched a mobile web browser called Internet. This mobile application, aimed at emerging markets, is currently only available for Android and in India. Compatible with all versions of Android from 5.0 onwards, Internet is billed as a “lite” application, which 27